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First rounds canceled for all classes in Nebraska high school boys state...

NORFOLK, Neb. — Weather has caused the cancellation of the first round of the Nebraska boys golf state tournaments in all four classes. All tournaments will now be 18 holes and played Wednesday. The NSAA scuttled the Class C tournament at Meadowlark Hills in Kearney and the Class D tournament at Lake Maloney in North…

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Northeast Community College is headed to the NJCAA Division II World Series

MILES CITY, Mont. — Northeast Community College — in the program’s second season — earned a spot in the NJCAA Division II World Series by sweeping a pair of games from 18th-ranked Miles. Northeast (34-18) took the best-of-three series by winning 11-4 and 8-4 Sunday. Elkhorn graduate Drew Smith led Northeast in the opener, with…

Former Husker All-American James Green advances to Final X: Lincoln

Former Husker All-American James Green again advanced to Final X: Lincoln, winning the 70-kilogram championship at the U.S. senior freestyle world team trials Sunday. Green defeated Anthony Ashnault, who was the NCAA champion at 149 pounds for Rutgers in March, by technical fall in 30 seconds in the first match of a best-of-three series. Ashnault…

Humberto Arteaga's hot streak continues with two homers as Storm Chasers...

OKLAHOMA CITY — Humberto Arteaga homered twice, scored three runs and drove in three to lead Omaha to an 11-1 victory over Oklahoma City on Sunday. Arteaga raised his average 57 points — to .305 — in the past six days, going 14 of 24 with four homers and eight RBIs during that span. On…

Sterling girls' track finishes runner-up at state Saturday - a full look...

OMAHA - The Sterling girls' track team took home the state runner-up trophy at the end of the 2019 NSAA State Track and Field Championships on Saturday. The Jets finished with 39 points in Class D, while Giltner won the team title with 54. Senior Nicole Harms took in the most hardware, winning first place…

Eight teams overcome weather delays to become Nebraska state track champ...

On a Saturday that featured the likes of Darius Luff, Wes Ferguson and Dylan Kautz winning their rounds of Beat the Clock, Mother Nature wanted to play, too. She could have disrupted the state track meet much worse than a 62-minute stoppage during the 1,600-meter relay races — the final track events scheduled on the…

Nebraska high school baseball rankings, May 19

Top 10, Record, Previous Rank 1. Millard West, 28-5, 2 2. Millard South, 23-10, 3 3. Omaha Creighton Prep, 20-12, 6 4. Fremont Bergan, 16-6, 8 5. Elkhorn South, 20-5, 1 6. Kearney, 18-10, 7 7. Grand Island, 19-11, 5 8. Bennington, 20-5, NR 9. Gretna, 16-8, 4 10. Omaha Westside, 18-11, 9 CLASS A…

Creighton clinches third Big East baseball title in six seasons with win...

It wasn’t long after the Creighton Bluejays’ on-field celebration for winning the Big East regular-season championship that players and coaches began to refocus on the bigger picture. They’ve got their eyes on other prizes ahead. The Bluejays clinched the title by completing a three-game sweep of Villanova on Saturday with an 8-2 rout in front of…

Cheslor Cuthbert extends hitting streak to 11 games, but Chasers fall 7-...

OKLAHOMA CITY — Jorge Bonifacio grounded out with the tying run at third Saturday as Omaha’s comeback bid fell short in a 7-6 loss to Oklahoma City. The Storm Chasers (19-23) trailed 7-1 after the Dodgers (14-26) chased Omaha starter Scott Blewett after the third inning. But the Chasers chipped away at the lead and…

'Shoot it to make it': Kyle Korver offers words of encouragement to Crei...

Woven into Kyle Korver's Creighton University commencement speech Saturday: encouragement, humor and a lesson on privilege. The Creighton alumnus and longtime NBA player said last week that he was surprised when Athletic Director Bruce Rasmussen asked him to replace Bob Kerrey as commencement speaker. After congratulating graduates, Korver joked about discussing the speech with the Rev.…

Nebraska baseball seeded No. 5 at Big Ten tournament, will play Minnesot...

Nebraska missed its chance at a potential Big Ten regular-season title late Friday. By Saturday evening, the Huskers officially settled for the No. 5 seed in the league tournament next week. NU (28-20, 15-9) finished with a league mark identical to No. 3 seed Illinois and No. 4 seed Minnesota but lost head-to-head tiebreakers to both. Indiana…